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Music in Honor of Our Lady of Fatima Now Available!

In Honor of Our Lady of Fatima, and to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun, the Smooth Stone Foundation is producing a CD of choral music from Portugal with Tim McDonnell! The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fátima in Portugal. Beginning in May […]

Through The Eastern Gate

By which gate did the Jesus enter Jerusalem? The readings from Palm Sunday record the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. “As he went, they strewed the road with their garments; and when he drew near the descent of mount Olivet, the whole company of his disciples began rejoicing and praising God for all the […]

Help Support the Immokalee Pregnancy Center

The Smooth Stone Foundation is sponsoring a table at the Eight Annual Banquet for the Immokalee Pregnancy Center. The Immokalee Pregnancy Center offers free and confindential consultations and services for women facing a crisis pregnancy. Their services include: Pregnancy tests Ultrasound exams Peer counseling Accurate information Compassionate Care Community referrals Adoption support and referrals Post-abortion […]

Restitution and Reparation

Are we obliged to repair damage unjustly done to the property of others? “We are obliged to repair damage unjustly done to the property of others, or to pay the amount of the damage, as far as we are able. If we have unknowingly, by purchase or gift, obtained possession of stolen property, we are […]

Fasting and Abstinence

The Second Precept of the Church requires Catholics “to fast and abstain on the days appointed.” The season of Lent has begun, a great season of penance. The Catholic Church requires Catholics to fast and abstain from meat on various days throughout Lent.